Tag Archives: sudden cardiac death

AEDs in Portugal: New law encourages AED use

Following the passage of a law that regulates and encourages the use ofautomated external defibrillators (AEDs) outside hospital environments, organizations throughout Portugal are equipping their buildings with the life-saving devices. The law allows laypersons who have completed AED training to use AEDs to provide aid to victims of sudden cardiac arrest. (Cardiac Science works closely with […]

Abbots Langley school receives life-saving equipment

Wayne Pope died suddenly just 10 days after his 30th birthday. A heart defibrillator could have saved his life. Now that vital piece of equipment has been presented to an Abbots Langley (UK) primary school to ensure that its staff and pupils could be saved in similar circumstances. Wayne died from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), a rare […]

Top German Football Club Chooses Cardiac Science Defibrillators [VIDEO]

German football club, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, has now taken precautions against possible instances of sudden cardiac arrest by ensuring its members have quick access to Cardiac Science Powerheart defibrillators. On the initiative of team doctor, Dr. Karl-Heinrich Dittmar, the Cardiac Science Powerheart defibrillators were purchased. Standing next to the new AED, Dr. Dittmar explains, “This is the Powerheart […]

Congratulations UK Motorsport: AED registration leads to free iPod

Darlington Motor Club Rescue Units Congratulations to Chris Gibson for winning a free iPod by registering hisPowerheart AED G3 Prowith Cardiac Science. Chris was kind enough to grant us an interview, so we talked to him about what prompted his AED purchase and why he chose the Powerheart G3 Pro over its competitors. Cardiac Science: What motivated you to […]

School AEDs: They’re prepared at Porterfield College: Cardiac Science for the week of April 19

School AEDs: They’re prepared at Porterfield College We’re pleased to see new Powerheart G3 automated external defibrillators at Porterville College in Porterville, California. The school, part of the Kern Community College District, recently added two new AEDs to protect the campus. The school had one existing AED that is being updated. The wall-mounted devices are available for […]